Highlights From The October 2013 AKC Board Meeting
New York, NY – Highlights from the October 28-29, 2013 meeting of the AKC Board of Directors are as follows.   Full details on these actions, as well as other actions taken, are included in the minutes for the meetings, which will be posted on the AKC website.   The Board voted unanimously to designate […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/highlights-from-the-october-2013-akc-board-meeting/ | November 1, 2013
AKC Announces Recipients of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Awards
New York, NY – The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 AKC® Lifetime Achievement Awards: Pat Hastings (Conformation), Lynn Eggers (Companion Events) and Dr. Ray Calkins (Performance). The AKC Lifetime Achievement Awards honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions on a national level. This year’s recipients have contributed […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-announces-recipients-of-the-2014-lifetime-achievement-awards/ | November 1, 2013
AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help For Pets Across The Country
Raleigh, NC — AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a program dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe during storms, fires and other natural or civil disasters, presented its first-ever trailer to emergency officials from North Carolina’s Pamlico County. The trailer was presented to Chris Murray of Pamlico County Emergency Management during a ceremony held at […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-pet-disaster-relief-rolls-out-help-for-pets-across-the-country/ | October 30, 2013
American Kennel Club Honors Connecticut State Senator Clark J. Chapin as AKC Legislator of the Year
New York, NY — The American Kennel Club® (AKC) is pleased to announce that Connecticut State Senator Clark J. Chapin has been named AKC Legislator of the Year for his work protecting Connecticut dog owners from harmful legislation. Senator Chapin will be awarded the James S. Holt Memorial Award for Promotion of Responsible Dog Ownership […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-honors-connecticut-state-senator-clark-j-chapin-a/ | September 30, 2013
AKC Launches Dog Training Support Hotline
Is your dog driving you crazy with rambunctious behavior you just can't control? Puppy training giving you the blues? No time to search the Internet for advice you can trust?  Promoting responsible dog ownership is at the heart of the American Kennel Club, and the launch of its newest service, the Good-Dog!SM Helpline, gives dog […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-launches-dog-training-support-hotline/ | September 19, 2013
AKC Community Helps Secure New K-9 Officer for Newtown
AKC Community Donates $14,250 to Secure Newtown's New K-9 Officer 'Saint Michael'   New German Shepherd Dog Sworn In At 'Baro' Tribute Ceremony   Newtown, CT — Newtown’s newest K-9 Officer ‘Saint Michael’, a two-year-old German Shepherd Dog, was sworn in today during a ceremony to pay tribute to the Newtown Police Department’s recently deceased […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-community-helps-secure-new-k-9-officer-for-newtown/ | September 19, 2013
Help Your Community’s Pets During Times of Disaster With an AKC Pet Disaster Relief Trailer
With the ever-increasing number of floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and wildfires, AKC Reunite is helping communities across the nation prepare by mobilizing AKC Pet Disaster Relief.   AKC Reunite, working in conjunction with AKC clubs, is raising funds to help supply stocked mobile AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers that deliver essential, nonperishable necessities for sheltering […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/help-your-communitys-pets-during-times-of-disaster-with-an-akc-pet-dis/ | September 17, 2013
Get Involved – USDA/APHIS Regulations
Tomorrow (September 18, 2013), the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA/APHIS) will publish the final new federal regulations that narrow the “retail pet store” exemption under the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA), triggering a 60-day countdown to enactment (November 18, 2013) of those regulations.   The purpose of the new rule is […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/get-involved-usda-aphis-regulations/ | September 17, 2013
Highlights From the September 2013 AKC Delegate and Board Meetings
Highlights from the September 10-11, 2013 meetings of the AKC Delegates and AKC Board of Directors are as follows.   Full details on these actions, as well as other actions taken, are included in the minutes for the meetings, which will be posted on the AKC website.   Delegate Meeting An amendment to Chapter 4, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/highlights-from-the-september-2013-akc-delegate-and-board-meetings/ | September 16, 2013
Welcome to AKC Reunite, The Way Home for Lost Pets
-- Formerly Known As AKC Companion Animal Recovery -- Raleigh, NC — AKC Reunite, the nation's largest non-profit pet recovery service, formerly known as AKC Companion Animal Recovery, today revealed its new name, logo and website. Pet owners will instantly connect with the new name - AKC Reunite - and recognize AKC Reunite as the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/welcome-to-akc-reunite-the-way-home-for-lost-pets/ | September 10, 2013

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